Gemological Institute of America is located in Carlsbad, CA, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 36 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Gemologist, Accredited Jewelry Professional, and Accredited Jeweler Professional. Time to complete this education training ranges from 1 week to 3 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 6 months. The cost to attend Gemological Institute of America ranges from $300 to $21,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $5,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "My company paid for my training".
The most commonly reported benefits of attending Gemological Institute of America are "Good career preparation" and "Positive environment", but respondents also mentioned "Hands-on training" and "Flexible class hours" as notable benefits. Gemological Institute of America has been reviewed 39 times, with an average rating of 4.97 out of 5. 100% of reviewers would recommend Gemological Institute of America to a friend.
7 people answered
“It was exactly what I was looking for and more.”
“That I was interested in the jewelry industry.”